WHO says it has completed groundwork in China for virus origin probe | AFP

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the WHO’s mission in China laying the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus pandemic has concluded. SOUNDBITE

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WHO says careless young people driving some COVID-19 spikes | AFP

World Health Organization experts warn that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries are being driven by young people, who “must take the same precautions to protect themselves and protect others” says WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

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Young people “not invincible” in face of virus warns WHO | AFP

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warns that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries are being driven by young people “letting down their guard”, reminding them that they are also at risk. SOUNDBITE

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WHO chief condemns Pompeo charges as ‘untrue’ and ‘without foundation’ | AFP

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus rejects an allegation from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that he owed his position to a deal with China as false. SOUNDBITE

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WHO ‘very concerned’ at ‘acceleration’ of coronavirus spread in Africa | AFP

The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief Michael Ryan voices alarm at the spread of COVID-19 in Africa, warning South Africa’s surging numbers could be a “marker” for outbreaks across the continent. “I’m very concerned right now that we are beginning to see an acceleration of disease in Africa,” he tells a virtual press conference. SOUNDBITE

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Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO | AFP

Intense outbreaks of the new coronavirus can still be brought under control, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says. SOUNDBITE

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The World Health Organization | AFP Animé

Videographic on the World health organization. President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on threats to deprive the UN body of its top funding source over its response to the coronavirus.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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Coronavirus pandemic accelerating, still short of peak: WHO | AFP

Some 400,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported over the weekend and the new coronavirus pandemic shows no sign of slowing down, says World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. IMAGES of a WHO press conference

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After six months, pandemic ‘not even close’ to being over: WHO | AFP

Six months since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the pandemic is “not even close to being over”, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says at a virtual press conference. SOUNDBITE of a WHO virtual press conference

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End of Ebola in DRC a ‘victory for science’: WHO chief | AFP

World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom hails the end of the Ebola crisis in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo as a ‘victory for science’ after a vaccine helped stopped the virus spread. SOUNDBITE

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Coronavirus pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief | AFP

The World Health Organization’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says during an online conference that the novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating and its effects will be felt for decades. SOUNDBITE

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The World Health Organization | AFP Animé

The World Health Organization, or the WHO, is the United Nations’ global health agency. Its mission is to promote health worldwide. WHO in an original videographic.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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Debrief: Clarification on WHO virus contradictions

A top World Health Organization expert has tried to clear up “misunderstandings” about comments she made that were widely understood to suggest that people without COVID-19 symptoms rarely transmit the coronnoavirus. (June 9)

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PIMS: children at risk from illness linked to COVID-19 | AFP Animé

The World Health Organization said Friday it was studying a possible link between COVID-19 and an illness similar to Kawasaki disease that has sickened and killed children in Europe and the United States.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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Virus not less potent, WHO says after Italian doctor claim | AFP

The World Health Organization stresses that the new coronavirus has not suddenly become less pathogenic, following claims by a leading Italian doctor that COVID-19 had lost some of its potency. “We need to be exceptionally careful not to create a sense that, all of a sudden, the virus, by its own volition, has now decided to be less pathogenic. It is not the case at all,” WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan tells a virtual press briefing. SOUNDBITE

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Trump cuts ties with WHO, goes after China

President Donald Trump took punitive actions against China on Friday as well as terminating the U.S. relationship wiith the World Health Organization. (May 29)

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Expert: US leaving WHO would be ‘gift’ to China

President Donald Trump is doubling down on threats to withdraw U.S. funding and membership from the World Health Organization. One expert says the move could hurt efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic and be a political win for China. (May 19)

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WHO: ‘No silver bullet’ for reopening economies

The head of the World Health Organization warned that countries that move too fast to reopen their economies run the real risk of handicapping their recoveries. (May 18)

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200 million Africans at risk of coronavirus infection, new study finds | AFP

Almost a quarter of a billion Africans could become infected with COVID-19, according to a new modelling study by the World Health Organization (WHO). There are concerns over the readiness of healthcare systems on the continent to handle mass infections. In the midst of the pandemic, Burundi has expelled the top WHO officials in the country, apparently for what it sees as meddling. The news made world headlines, as Burundi prepares to vote for a new president and parliament on May 20. This and other news in Africa Weekly.

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WHO probing possible COVID-19 link to rare disease in children | AFP

The World Health Organization says it is studying a possible link between COVID-19 and an illness similar to Kawasaki disease that has sickened and killed children in Europe and the United States. SOUNDBITE

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WHO probing possible COVID-19 link to rare disease in children | AFP

The World Health Organization says it is studying a possible link between COVID-19 and an illness similar to Kawasaki disease that has sickened and killed children in Europe and the United States. SOUNDBITE

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Graham: Don’t need funds meant for WHO

The Rev. Franklin Graham says his Christian relief charity, Samaritan’s Purse, has no interest in receiving any of the funding President Donald Trump has withheld from the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus. (May 9)

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Guinea-Bissau receives controversial drink from Madagascar | AFP

A shipment of a herbal tea, that Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina has touted as a ‘powerful remedy’ against the novel coronavirus, arrives in Guinea-Bissau. The World Health Organization has said that the herbal tea’s effects had not been tested, and there are no published scientific studies of the potion.

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